SOPHORA davidii

Grey, downy and eventually spiny branches. Small bluish-white pea flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    leaves to 9cm (3½in) each composed of up to 17 grey-green leaflets
  • White
    Bluish white
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Bushy or spreading shrub. Produces flowers in terminal racemes to to 15cm (6in) long
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Protect from cold, dry winds

SOPHORA davidii

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£17.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022

 

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    China
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Well drained, dry, poor to moderately fertile soil
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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